Dear Friends and Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 34th European Academy Of Childhood Disability (EACD) Annual Meeting, it will be a great pleasure to welcome you to Barcelona, from May 18 to May 21, 2022.

Following three highly successful Congresses in Paris, Poznan and the online Meeting Europe 2021, the 34th EACD is offering a wonderful opportunity to share experiences, to exchange scientific ideas, and foster interactions between all professionals involved in the field of Childhood Disability.

The program will provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the advances in basic, translational and clinical research; we will be able to discuss new developments in the diagnosis, practice and management of Childhood Disability, promoting the highest standards of care and support for the patients and families.

The 34th EACD Annual Meeting will also provide a key interdisciplinary platform for all participants, not only to share knowledge and the most recent advances but also to discuss practical, real -world challenges, all under the Meeting Theme: "Networking Knowledge into Actions".

We are preparing a number of excellent keynotes with prestigious professionals in the field of childhood-onset disability such as among other: Peter Rosenbaum, Christopher Newman, Mijna Hadders-Algra, Roslyn Livingstone.

Barcelona is a magnificent and cosmopolitan city, a perfect venue for the congress thanks to its privileged position on the Mediterranean coast. It has been the gateway and home of several ancient cultures that have always represented the essence of art, culture and progress.

The local organizing committee hopes to greet you in person, but due to the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, our meeting will be fully hybrid, with the possibility of attending in person or online.

If you can join us, we will do everything possible to make your stay in Barcelona a useful, pleasant as possible and a truly unforgettable experience.

We look forward to meeting you in Barcelona!!

Dr Mercedes Martínez Moreno, MD
President of the Local Organizing Committee
Dr Lourdes Macias Merlo, PT Phd
President of the Local Scientific Committee

Important dates

  • Opening abstract submission + Call of papers September 2021
  • Registration OpensSeptember 2021
  • Dead-line abstract submission mini symposia and instructional courses18 October 2021
  • Launch Special Call for Abstracts20 October 2021
  • Notification of acceptance - mini symposia and instructional courses12 November 2021

  • Extended deadline submission oral communications and posters 30 November 2021
  • Submission deadline Special Call for ‘User & Family Needs’ abstracts 17 December 2021
  • Notification of acceptance - oral communications and posters 17 January 2022
  • Communication of acceptance/rejection to submitting authors 17 January 2022
  • Early Registration Deadline15 February 2022

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